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Zotapride (Glimepiride) Drug Price and Information

Zotapride is a sulfonylurea antidiabetic agent, prescribed for type 2 diabetes. It works by causing the pancreas to produce insulin.

Zotapride

  Tablet  
Zota Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd
Generic : Glimepiride
 16.50
1mg
10 Tablets
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    Drug information on Zotapride (Glimepiride) from Zota Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd

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    Drug Name : Glimepiride

    Glimepiride(Amaryl) generic Zotapride is a sulfonylurea antidiabetic agent, prescribed for type 2 diabetes. It works by causing the pancreas to produce insulin.
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    Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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    Medical condition(s) for which Zotapride may be prescribed


    Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

    Adult- PO- Initial- The recommended starting dose is 1-2 mg once daily, with food. Maximum: 2mg/day.

    Side effects of Zotapride

    Most Common : Low blood sugar, temporary visual impairment and GI disturbances.

    Miscellaneous : Dizziness, weakness, headache, nausea/vomiting, lightheadedness, confusion and irritability.

    How to use Zotapride?

    It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with food.

    When Should Zotapride not be taken? (Contraindications)

    Contraindicated in patients with diabetic ketoacidosis, with or without coma, and hypersensitivity.

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    Warnings and Precautions for Zotapride

    Caution should be exercised in patients with history of liver and kidney disease, ketoacidosis, elderly, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

    It may cause drowsiness, dizziness, blurred vision or lightheadedness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

    Avoid alcohol consumption.

    Other Precautions for Zotapride

    Avoid excess dosage.

    Storage Conditions for Zotapride

    Store it at room temperature and in an airtight container.



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